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New Planning Laws Commence Friday 31 July 2020

The NT Planning Scheme 2020 commenced on Friday 31 July 2020 and is now in effect. Amendments to the Planning Act 1999 and Planning Regulations 2000 also commenced on Friday 31 July 2020.


The new planning scheme can be viewed at, and the amended Act and Regulations at


Changes to the Development Applications Online system to reflect the new planning system will take effect from Monday 3 August 2020. If you experience any technical difficulties please report these to the Planning Reform team on 08 8999 8963 or


If you have any questions regarding your existing development application, please contact Development Assessment Services on 08 8999 6046 or

Date Added: 30/07/2020

Credit Card Payments

Development Assessment Services are no longer able to receive payments by email using the Credit Card authorisation forms found on our webpage. We are able to receive payment by Credit Card over the phone, so please call us on 8999 6046 if you wish to make payment using this method. Our preference, where available, is for applications to be paid for online. Thank you 

Date Added: 04/03/2020